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6 Jobs in Japan for Engineers, Marketers and Finance Pros

Behind-the-scenes creators are in the spotlight this month. Investing, IT, German translation and more!

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Spinach, Weeds and Chinese Cabbage: Key Words in the Japanese Office

Many Japanese companies rely on principles conceived in the 1980s. But alternatives have emerged, changing how colleagues and bosses interact.

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Certifications to boost your resume for English Teaching in Japan

For those that are truly all about teaching, GaijinPot presents a guide to getting ahead in teaching with the best teaching certifications for your career in Japan.

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‘Go Driversity’: Shifting Gears at Hinomaru Taxi

Ever considered a career as a taxi driver? Hinomaru Taxi in Tokyo is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work culture, and their international drivers are reaping the benefits.

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Media, Marketing and Travel? Six Sweet Jobs in Japan for July

In front of the camera and behind the camera or on the phone and in the warehouse. This month, it’s otaku culture, fine wine and everything in between.

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Foreigners Following Their Love of Gardening in Japan

Love traditional Japanese gardens? Here are two foreigners who took garden and landscaping apprenticeships and followed their dreams in Japan.

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Cool English Teaching Jobs in Japan That are Outside of Tokyo

From the mountains to the sea, there are so many places we can hang our hats here in Japan. This month, six English teaching jobs that allow your heart and your mind to wander a bit.

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Want to Enhance Your Career in Japan? Here’s How to Start

A JETRO initiative seeks to help Japanese companies hire highly skilled foreign professionals.

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How Much Does JLPT Level Affect Salary and Job Prospects in Japan?

Do you need to brush up on your Japanese skills to score more yen?

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Pivot and Grow Your Career in Japan at ZenMarket

This diverse company in Osaka is seeking globally minded professionals to join its team.

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Big Fish, Small Pond: Finding Purpose in Rural Japan

City life isn't for everyone. Here's how I found my place in rural Japan with a bit of luck and skill.

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Finding the Perfect Present for Your Japanese Office

'Tis the season for gift giving or ‘gift leaving' if you work in a Japanese company. If you're going to play Santa at the office, find out the unwritten gift-giving rules in Japan.

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